Most research shows that when the economy takes a downturn, overall excessive drinking and alcohol abuse decreases simply because people who do not have jobs do not have the money to engage in unhealthy behaviors such as heavy alcohol consumption. However, a new five-year study has found just the opposite to be true.
Problems associated with excessive alcohol consumption increase as economic conditions deteriorate, the researchers found. ...
Economic Downturn Increasing Alcohol Abuse? originally appeared on About.com Alcoholism on Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 at 01:01:39.
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